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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of ancient Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus near the head of the Gulf of Argolis. Inhabited from the early Bronze Age, it was one of the most powerful cities of ancient Greece until the rise of Sparta.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A city in Greece, in the Peloponnese.
  • proper n. The dog of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an ancient city in SE Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient city in southeastern Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ἄργος (Argos). (Wiktionary)

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